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Editorial
Stem cells for end stage liver disease: How far have we got? 
Stefania Lorenzini, Stefano Gitto, Elena Grandini, Pietro Andreone, Mauro Bernardi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4593-4599. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4593
Review
Chronic liver disease in Aboriginal North Americans 
John D Scott, Naomi Garland 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4607-4615. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4607
Inflammatory bowel disease: Moving toward a stem cell-based therapy 
Giacomo Lanzoni, Giulia Roda, Andrea Belluzzi, Enrico Roda, Gian Paolo Bagnara 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4616-4626. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4616
Gastric Cancer
Clinical role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in post-operative follow up of gastric cancer: Initial results 
Long Sun, Xin-Hui Su, Yong-Song Guan, Wei-Ming Pan, Zuo-Ming Luo, Ji-Hong Wei, Hua Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4627-4632. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4627
Liver Cancer
Lentivirus mediated shRNA interference targeting MAT2B induces growth-inhibition and apoptosis in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Qun Wang, Quan-Yan Liu, Zhi-Su Liu, Qun Qian, Quan Sun, Ding-Yu Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4633-4642. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4633
Clinical Research
Replication of interleukin 23 receptor and autophagy-related 16-like 1 association in adult- and pediatric-onset inflammatory bowel disease in Italy 
Anna Latiano, Orazio Palmieri, Maria Rosa Valvano, Renata D’Incà, Salvatore Cucchiara, Gabriele Riegler, Anna Maria Staiano, Sandro Ardizzone, Salvatore Accomando, Gian Luigi de Angelis, Giuseppe Corritore, Fabrizio Bossa, Vito Annese 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4643-4651. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4643
Single nucleotide polymorphism in the tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene affects inflammatory bowel diseases risk 
Lynnette R Ferguson, Claudia Huebner, Ivonne Petermann, Richard B Gearry, Murray L Barclay, Pieter Demmers, Alan McCulloch, Dug Yeo Han 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4652-4661. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4652
Rapid Communication
Incidence and risk factors for infantile colic in Iranian infants 
Elham Talachian, Ali Bidari, Mohammad Hossein Rezaie 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4662-4666. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4662
Lack of nitrate tolerance in isosorbide dinitrate- and sodium nitroprusside-induced relaxation of rabbit internal anal sphincter 
Ayhan Koyuncu, Ihsan Bagcivan, Bulent Sarac, Cengiz Aydin, Sahin Yildirim, Yusuf Sarioglu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4667-4671. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4667
Genotype phenotype correlation in Wilson’s disease within families-a report on four south Indian families 
S Santhosh, RV Shaji, CE Eapen, V Jayanthi, S Malathi, P Finny, N Thomas, M Chandy, G Kurian, GM Chandy 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4672-4676. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4672
Blood F2-isoprostanes are significantly associated with abnormalities of lipid status in rats with steatosis 
Man-Jie Zhu, Li-Juan Sun, Yue-Qin Liu, Yan-Ling Feng, Hai-Tao Tong, Ying-He Hu, Zheng Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4677-4683. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4677
Inhibition of hepatitis B virus gene expression and replication by artificial microRNA 
Yu-Feng Gao, Li Yu, Wei Wei, Jia-Bin Li, Qing-Li Luo, Ji-Long Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4684-4689. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4684
Case Report
Asymptomatic ileal adenocarcinoma in the setting of undiagnosed Crohn’s disease 
Vikram B Reddy, Harold Aslanian, Namsoo Suh, Walter E Longo 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4690-4693. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4690
Lymphoepithelioma-like hepatocellular carcinoma: A case report and a review of the literature 
Sonia Nemolato, Daniela Fanni, Antonio Giuseppe Naccarato, Alberto Ravarino, Generoso Bevilacqua, Gavino Faa 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4694-4696. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4694
Vanishing bile duct and Stevens-Johnson syndrome associated with ciprofloxacin treated with tacrolimus 
Gokhan Okan, Serpil Yaylaci, Onder Peker, Sabahattin Kaymakoglu, Murat Saruc 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4697-4700. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4697
An autopsy case of a primary aortoenteric fistula: A pitfall of the endoscopic diagnosis 
Yoko Ihama, Tetsuji Miyazaki, Chiaki Fuke, Yasushi Ihama, Ryoji Matayoshi, Hiroshi Kohatsu, Fukunori Kinjo 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4701-4704. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4701
Carcinoma in situ arising in a tubulovillous adenoma of the distal common bile duct: A case report 
Bum-Soo Kim, Sun-Hyung Joo, Kwang-Ro Joo 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4705-4708. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4705
Coexistence of small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma and villous adenoma in the ampulla of Vater 
Ji-Hong Sun, Ming Chao, Shi-Zheng Zhang, Guang-Qiang Zhang, Bin Li, Jian-Jun Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4709-4712. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4709
Abrupt onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus during recombinant interferon-alpha 2b therapy in a patient with chronic hepatitis B 
Yuan-Yuan Lv, Bing-Yin Shi, Hui Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 14(29):4713-4715. Published online Aug 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.4713